How Missing a Probate Deadline Can Cause Major Financial Headaches

The months following the passing of a loved one are a time of great difficulty and sadness for the surviving family. It is also during this time that the pressure to complete the legal and financial responsibilities for the estate begins. It is not uncommon and even quite natural to delay taking action to settle […]
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What Assets are Excluded from Probate in Pennsylvania?

What is the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?   When a person passes away in Pennsylvania, all property the deceased owned within the Commonwealth is either probate or non-probate property. It is important to determine into which category the assets fall to minimize the inheritance tax burden. Probate and non-probate assets are often treated […]
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